Very Rare Cain Pottery, Sullivan County, Tennessee Redware Jar w/ Manganese Decoration

March 1, 2014 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 139

Price Realized: $977.50

($850 hammer, plus 15% buyer's premium)

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Fine and Rare Glazed Redware Jar with Manganese Slash Decoration, attributed to the Cain Pottery, Sullivan County, TN, mid 19th century, finely-potted, vasiform jar with footed base, tooled shoulder, and rounded rim, the surface decorated with bold, haphazardly-brushed manganese slashes and covered in a clear lead glaze. Striking decoration and color. Wear to rim. Heavy chipping to base. Some typical flecks of glaze loss to body and light wear around midsection. H 7 1/2".

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